Bishop's Hat, Red

Epimedium x rubrum (red bishop's hat), close-up of flowers.

Bishop's Hat, Red

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Epimedium x rubrum

  • Sprays of numerous tiny, hat-shaped, red and white flowers in spring.
  • Elegant foliage emerges with a red blush, maturing to green, then regaining the red colouration in fall.
  • Unique and undervalued; one of the few plants that thrives in dry shade.

Average to fertile, well-drained soil; drought tolerant once established. Shade.

Height: 20-30cm (8-12 in.), Spread: 30-45cm (12-18 in.)

Zone 3

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